DIELECTRIC GREASE

SILICONE BASED GREASE

WHAT IS DIELECTRIC GREASE?

Dielectric grease is a special use silicone-based grease, its non-conductive.

It is used to prevent corrosion on electrical connectors and to seal out any intrusive moisture.

You do not need to use much of the grease, and usually is sold in small sized tubes.

If you haven’t been using it yet, I encourage you to purchase a tube.

PROTECTION

Regarding the electrical current, the grease disrupts the flow which can make it good for sealing and lubricating the rubber parts that are associated with electrical connectors.

It is really good regarding high temperatures. On our Ultra LX engines, the metal components of the engine case are about 300 degrees Fahrenheit.

So, this heats up the interior of the engine compartment and also the condensation we experience from that heat exchange from the engine block.

This is another reason our Post Operations Inspections are vital to the health of the engine and electrical connectors.

GOOD STUFF!

Most dielectric grease is heat rated.

Silicone grease properties have low viscosity, so it squeezes outward with metal to metal contact making a nice coating seal.

It’s great to use on multi-pin connectors as well as the spark plugs or rubber covers.

It is best to use what the Personal Water Craft manufacturer you are operating recommends.

It can also be a skin irritant so wear the appropriate nitrile gloves and don’t touch your face while using it.

Make sure you use a marine grade Dielectric grease.

Good Luck and thank you for taking care of your Rescue Water Craft!

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Posted: August 11, 2019

Content Creator of Rescue Water Craft and Personal Water Craft boating international education standards: Shawn Alladio is the world’s foremost authority and leading subject matter expert. She cares most about her community and the culture surrounding the safety of event service providers and Rescue Water Craft operators, working hard and dedicated towards protecting their reputation, distributing safety information and continuing to train these amazing individuals to the highest standards of care.

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Use at your own risk. Please take a qualified Rescue Water Craft training course and maintain proper records and respect all the PWC, RWC, PPE, and gear OEM manufacturer warning labels and cautions.

DUTY BOUND

VALUE

There is something alive within our spirit that challenges us to cause harm or to create good. However, there is inherently a greater good within us.

We choose every day what we will believe, and how we will obey those choices.

Changing course can be extremely troublesome.

Sometimes we are ready and off we go into uncharted waters, not knowing the outcome.

I would like to challenge you to adopt a ‘Water Rescue Mindset’ for Rescue Water Craft. What does that mean?

I would extend to you an invitation to get to know your boat first.

Second to be comfortable in the water you operate in.

And lastly, our third place; test your ideas and training, evaluate with a fearsome courage and make corrections as you pivot.

RESPONSIBILITY

You are not under your own dominion, we are fractions of many unified natures; some are ancestral, some are derived from immediate influences and other are cultural.

A few of us have firm belief in a spiritual calling. For sure you are called to the domain of water rescue.

This is a service oriented outreach. To be a servant towards others in a moment of peril.

Foremost if you work for an agency you are a representative of that heritage and our maritime culture.

Egotistical and Narcissist behaviors are not helpful.

Don’t think it’s not you. It is, and it is I as well, we have to admit that we can be the biggest problem on the boat. Then we can pivot starboard side to a better course.

You can choose to strive towards things that can allow you to become a creator and you will feel better about the actions you put out into the world.

We feel good when we help others, its chemical in our brain and it feeds our body, some people are not aware of this.

That is why the more goodness we generate, the better our life becomes and everything around us increases.

THE PUZZLE

We can replace bad behaviors in operations with good ones. It is as simple as wearing personal protective equipment (PPE).

For some people this is uncomfortable because it is a challenge against their ego. But really it is not.

It is a lifesaving reality of professional development.

If operational experiences are chronically negative with your program or your Rescue Water Craft keeps breaking down, it is time to work out the consequences.

This will help you or your agency save money, preserve your vessel, increase safety and probably discover there are a lot more ways you can utilize your Rescue Water Craft.

Remember, the problem is us. It is not the boat or the trailer. You and I are the problem and that means we can equally be the solution.

I encourage you to continue to develop your spirit first. Because when you do that, positive changes will influence everything else you command.

Be Brave. Triumph.

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Posted: August 5, 2019

Content Creator of Rescue Water Craft and Personal Water Craft boating international education standards: Shawn Alladio is the world’s foremost authority and leading subject matter expert. She cares most about her community and the culture surrounding the safety of event service providers and Rescue Water Craft operators, working hard and dedicated towards protecting their reputation, distributing safety information and continuing to train these amazing individuals to the highest standards of care.

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Have any questions? Join the Rescue Water Craft Association
and discover what your community is doing to modernize standards, safety and reduce liability!
Join the Rescue Water Craft Association

Use at your own risk. Please take a qualified Rescue Water Craft training course and maintain proper records and respect all the PWC, RWC, PPE, and gear OEM manufacturer warning labels and cautions.

SEEKING GREAT COXSWAINS

WHY OPERATIONS MATTER

PRESSURE
Operations matter because you have made an admission you are dedicated towards serving others.

This is important to your family, so you can continue with forward success and their dependence and admiration is a value.

The inquiry of your spirit should become the dogma of your participation.

It matters to your team mates. Their lives may depend upon your choices and behaviors.

You influence the kinetic emotional energy, either by causing discord or protecting a unified front of purpose.

TIME IS PURPOSE

The agency you represent depends upon your character and integrity, not your ego or pride.

The hierarchy needs protectors who are humble through service and strong in action.

The public is relying upon your commitment.

For that person or persons in peril they are hoping for your intervention to be swift, smooth and professional.

They do not need a problem to arise from your actions when they are struggling with their own.

You need to demonstrate boating safety skills. You operate a Rescue Water Craft, you area Coxswain.

THE DEBT OF HERITAGE

As a Coxswain you rely upon Seamanship Skills.

Your Seamanship Skills are part of our Maritime Heritage, and you my dear colleague are a Mariner.

You are not a rescuer. You are more than that.

As a Captain you represent thousands of years of boating safety from every culture in the world that moved across the seas.

Your actions are a reflection of their sacrifice and loss.

Remember who you are.

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Posted: August 5, 2019

Content Creator of Rescue Water Craft and Personal Water Craft boating international education standards: Shawn Alladio is the world’s foremost authority and leading subject matter expert. She cares most about her community and the culture surrounding the safety of event service providers and Rescue Water Craft operators, working hard and dedicated towards protecting their reputation, distributing safety information and continuing to train these amazing individuals to the highest standards of care.

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Have any questions? Join the Rescue Water Craft Association
and discover what your community is doing to modernize standards, safety and reduce liability!
Join the Rescue Water Craft Association

Use at your own risk. Please take a qualified Rescue Water Craft training course and maintain proper records and respect all the PWC, RWC, PPE, and gear OEM manufacturer warning labels and cautions.

COURAGE IS CONTAGIOUS

POTENTIAL EMERGES

Potential emerges at critical opportune moments. Will we seize it?

We decide what the direction will entail upon our selection.

Daily we dance with disaster and opportunity, but that which matters most is to end the day prior to sleep with some measure of calm. My life has been a complicated path, plotting it was at times secure and others unsure. And that is what differentiates into the positive and negative.

I do not speak for anyone. I don’t know your struggles but I am sure they are there, like mine.

OWN IT

When we connect or reach out to others shouldn’t it be measured with some attitude of goodness?

Should we not expect to gain something from another, but to encourage and lend a hand?

How does it work, this complexity of human reach?

ONE IS NONE

I have no answers, just a variety of experiences and I hope yours are bounding along as you desire.

My fortunes have been in those closest to me, my divinity is in the Lord above and my soul lays here wherever present moment occurs and we live, we try, then we die.

But for now, oxygen is king and I am surrounded by those venerable souls, those lucky creatures who know who they are and are willing to stand for others.

I love you so, be good my friends.

Can’t wait to talk to you again.

Be brave.

Shawn Alladio

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Posted: August 5, 2019

Content Creator of Rescue Water Craft and Personal Water Craft boating international education standards: Shawn Alladio is the world’s foremost authority and leading subject matter expert. She cares most about her community and the culture surrounding the safety of event service providers and Rescue Water Craft operators, working hard and dedicated towards protecting their reputation, distributing safety information and continuing to train these amazing individuals to the highest standards of care.

__________

Have any questions? Join the Rescue Water Craft Association
and discover what your community is doing to modernize standards, safety and reduce liability!
Join the Rescue Water Craft Association

Use at your own risk. Please take a qualified Rescue Water Craft training course and maintain proper records and respect all the PWC, RWC, PPE, and gear OEM manufacturer warning labels and cautions.

WHY OPERATIONS MATTER

PRESSURE

Operations matter because you have made an admission you are dedicated towards serving others.

This is important to your family, so you can continue with forward success and their dependence and admiration is a value.

The inquiry of your spirit should become the dogma of your participation.

It matters to your team mates.

Their lives may depend upon your choices and behaviors. You influence the kinetic emotional energy, either by causing discord or protecting a unified front of purpose.

TIME IS PURPOSE

The agency you represent depends upon your character and integrity, not your ego or pride. The hierarchy needs protectors who are humble through service and strong in action.

The public is relying upon your commitment.

For that person or persons in peril they are hoping for your intervention to be swift, smooth and professional.

They do not need a problem to arise from your actions when they are struggling with their own.

You need to demonstrate boating safety skills. You operate a Rescue Water Craft, you area Coxswain.

DEBT OF HERITAGE

As a Coxswain you rely upon Seamanship Skills.

Your Seamanship Skills are part of our Maritime Heritage, and you my dear colleague are a Mariner.

You are not a rescuer.

As a Captain you represent thousands of years of boating safety from every culture in the world that moved across the seas.

Your actions are a reflection of their sacrifice and loss.

Remember who you are.

__________________
Posted: July 29, 2019

Content Creator of Rescue Water Craft and Personal Water Craft boating international education standards: Shawn Alladio is the world’s foremost authority and leading subject matter expert. She cares most about her community and the culture surrounding the safety of event service providers and Rescue Water Craft operators, working hard and dedicated towards protecting their reputation, distributing safety information and continuing to train these amazing individuals to the highest standards of care.

__________

Have any questions? Join the Rescue Water Craft Association
and discover what your community is doing to modernize standards, safety and reduce liability!
Join the Rescue Water Craft Association

Use at your own risk. Please take a qualified Rescue Water Craft training course and maintain proper records and respect all the PWC, RWC, PPE, and gear OEM manufacturer warning labels and cautions.

To Train is to Know Yourself

The Legacy of Thought

You will have to train your mind if you want to know who you truly are.

Reality based rescue that will put you under serious pressure will expose your weakness.

Alternatively, if could also expose your calm behaviors and steadiness.

What are the values that make you better at your intended goals?

It is important that you identify this structure now.

Decide on your virtues and your goals will draft in that direction.

VOLUME

Do you set your goals on high so the volume increases?

This may be the way to understand that speed and poor imitation is not the correct direction.

And the obverse compliment may incite the legend of your capability.

Consider a master.

A person who dedicates their mind to the pursuit of an action that is quantified by skills measured, accounted and based on the result of evidence.

Let us entertain the truth of physics.

QUANITFY

Actions are quantifiable through our thoughts. If we can perceive the selection process in sequence it is possible to practice a purposeful result.

Think about it. Wrap your mind in thought. Do not be mediocre. Arrogance likewise is a waste of oxygen.

Conquest will only appear when surrendering the ego and becoming part of the flow of forward movement. This is a great void of emotion.

Only a calm, steady mind can pursue excellence.

Be careful, you b